Vijay Maurya

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Vijay Maurya
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Born (1972-09-01) 1 September 1972 (age 46)[citation needed]
OccupationActor, Writer, Director
Spouse(s)Payal Arora

Vijay Maurya is an Indian film actor, writer and director.

Early life[edit]

Vijay Maurya was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra.



Maurya began his career in theatre by enrolling in a workshop under Satyadev Dubey for acting. He was an integral part of Prithvi Theatre from 1993–2008. He has worked in 14 original plays which have had a total of over 2500 shows. Some of his plays include Meena Kumari, Airawat, Solah Saal Ka Aakash, Jungle Ke Paar, Laila, Sa Hi Besura. The play Sa Hi Besura[1] which came out in 2007 is still running with successful shows.

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He's worked with Makrand Deshpande, Sudhir Pandey, Kay Kay Menon, Sanjna Kapoor among others.


Maurya has acted in critically acclaimed movies like Nishikanth Kamath's Mumbai Meri Jaan[2] & Anurag Kashyap's[3] Black Friday.[4] He is also a screenplay writer and has won a National film award for the best original screenplay for writers for the movie Chillar Party along with Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bhal at the 59th National Film Awards.[5]


Having directed over a 150 commercials, Maurya is known for his witty sense of humour and has directed commercials for a number of Indian and International brands. He continues to work as an ad-film director along with his film commitments.

Feature film direction[edit]

Vijay Maurya debuted as a feature film director with a Marathi film Photocopy[6] Maurya wrote the screenplay of the film with award winning writer Yogesh Vinayak Joshi.


Year Film As
1998 Satya Actor
1999 Mast Actor
2003 Paanch As Pondy
2004 Black Friday Actor[7]
2005 Socha Na Tha Actor
2008 Bombay to Bangkok Actor
2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan Actor
2009 Aage Se Right Actor
2009 Ride the Wave Johnny Actor
2009 Peter Gaya Kaam Se Actor
2010 Bombay Mirror Actor, short film
2010 Striker Co-Writer, Screenplay & Dialogues
2010 Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey Dialogues
2010 Tees Maar Khan Actor
2011 Chillar Party Co-Writer, Screenplay & Dialogues
2013 Tendulkar Out Actor[8]
2014 Bhoothnath Returns Actor[9]
2014 Nachom-ia Kumpasar Actor
2015 The Letters Actor
2015 Hunterrr Dialogues, Lyrics
2015 Vakratunda Mahakaaya Actor
2015 Dhanak Actor
2016 Photocopy Director, Co-Writer - Screenplay & Dialogues, Lyrics
2017 Tumhari Sulu Actor, Additional Writer - Screenplay & Dialogues, Diction Coach
2019 Gully Boy Dialogues[10]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ admin (1 February 2013). "Mayank Shekhar's Review: Mumbai Meri Jaan".
  3. ^ "Black Friday - movie review by Vijay Venkataramanan - Planet Bollywood".
  4. ^ "B-Town's Dawood fascination continues". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "MSN India - Best of Bollywood, South Cinema, TV and Celebs".
  6. ^ "Neha Rajpal heard 1800 songs before choosing six for her movie 'Photocopy'". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "Bollywood dares to portray Dawood Ibrahim, liberates itself from fear of underworld".
  8. ^ EDITORIAL STAFF (11 October 2013). "Tendulkar Out Marathi Movie". Marathi Movies,Actress,Actors,Cast,Tv Serials,Biography,Review,News,Events,Wiki,photos,wallpapers,Images.
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  10. ^ Guha, Aniruddha (2019-01-14). "For those tripping on the #GullyBoy dialogues but don't know who wrote them, it's @urfvijaymaurya at work (also seen as the asshole office manager in the trailer). Puts the kadak in sadakchhaap". @AniGuha. Retrieved 2019-01-30.

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